What is included/available for my use at Golden Horseshoe Inn?
Please CLICK HERE to see a full list of all our amenities.
How many guests does the facility accommodate?
Up to 70 Guests Maximum . This includes members of your wedding party (except the Bride and Groom) Children Under 3 are not included in Guest Count.
What time may we arrive on the day of the event?
The building is yours all day. All events conclude at 10pm. Your wedding planner will help you map out your day and choose a suitable arrival time.
Can we bring our own minister or officiant?
Yes. You are welcome to use your own officiant. (An on-site officiant is included in your package) We do not offer a price reduction should you choose to bring your own officiant.
What time should guests arrive?
We recommend that guests arrive about 30-45 minutes prior to the ceremony. This allows our staff to give more time and attention to the Bridal Party. Once you have secured your date, we will email out a packet to you including printable Direction Cards, which you can include in your invitations if you wish.
Are there restrooms?
There are two restrooms on the first floor. There are two additional restrooms upstairs (one in each suite)
Is there a coat check area?
Yes, there is space for hanging coats and hats.
Is the facility handicapped accessible?
The first floor and wedding deck are handicapped accessible. The second floor suites are not due to the historic nature of the building.
Are candles permitted?
A Unity candle is permitted during your wedding ceremony. Otherwise, candles are not permitted as decoration due to the historic nature of the building.
Can we tour the facility?
We would love to give you a tour, please call to set up a walk thru. We are open 7 days a week, however we are not always on site, so please call ahead and make an appointment.
Is parking available?
Yes. Blacktop parking is available for up to 17 vehicles. Field parking is available for additional vehicles.
Are linens included?
Linens are included in your package. Our table cloths are floor length and couples have their choice of Ivory or Burgundy. Coordinating Chair Sashes, Napkins and Overlays are available in a wide variety of colors for a small rental fee.
Can we decorate the space?
Yes. We are happy to suggest recommended spots to add your decoration. Prior arrangement and permission is required for any decoration that requires nailing / tacking etc.
Can use your decorations?
Yes. We have a wonderful collection of wedding props you are welcome to borrow. Cake stands, Centerpieces, Vases, Tulle, Sandwich boards, Chalk Boards, Votives and Flicker Candles, Placecard Holders, Frames and Signs are only some of the items we have on hand. Check out our wedding blog www.goldenhorseshoeinn.blogspot.com to view our Inventory.
Can we drop off decorations, beverages etc. ahead of time?
Yes. We think this makes your wedding day much more relaxed. We reccommend arranging a suitable date the week before your wedding to drop off any decorations, beverages, apparel, favors etc.
Can we throw birdseed, confetti, blow bubbles etc?
Bubbles are permitted outdoors, no confetti or birdseed please.
Do you cater?
We do not provide catering. You are welcome to hire a caterer or bring your own food for the reception, our all inclusive package includes use of the kitchen. We do offer dinnerware rental for $2 per place setting.
Are there local Caterer's in your area?
Yes. Here are a few area options for you to check out:
Blue Ridge Cafe
Who Supplies your Cakes and Flowers?
Pats Floral Designs
Stephen Tusing Photography
Jamie Reinicke Photography
Luke Jones Images
Will a staff member be available to help us?
Yes. Your wedding coordinator and her staff will be available on the day of your event to ensure your day flows smoothly from start to finish!
Who sets up the tables and chairs?
We do! All tables, chairs and linens will be set up for your event prior to your arrival. The venue will be decorated to your specifications prior to your arrival on the wedding day.
How many chairs are provided?
Our All Inclusive package includes seating for your ceremony and reception. We use classic white padded wedding chairs.
How many tables are provided?
We have a variety of tables, in a variety of sizes to accommodate your needs. We can seat 4-10 guests per table depending on your set up. We also have buffet tables, gift tables, bar tables, a cake table and beautiful entry desk for your Guest Book.
Do you provide Wedding Favors ?
We are happy to help you cross this item off your to do list. Please contact your wedding planner to arrange for guest favor add on's.
Is a DJ / Band allowed?
Our venue is suitable for chamber musicians, quartets, Harpist and duos etc. DJ's and Bands are permitted with prior approval from the wedding planner.
Is a sound system available?
Speakers and a CD player are available for your use. Music can be played indoors and outdoors thru the speakers on our deck. We have all the most popular wedding music to use during your procession, recession, ceremony, and reception. You are welcome to bring your own CD's, MP3 Player, or Laptop to play through our system. Please inquire about compatibility.
Is there a special dance floor?
No. Let us know if you would like dancing as part of your celebration and we will create a floorplan that allows for this!
May we bring alcohol?
Yes. For most weddings, an ABC license is not needed as it is a private party by invitation only and there is no cash bar. You may bring alcohol for your guests to enjoy responsibly at The Golden Horseshoe Inn. We reserve the right to ask that intoxicated guests be removed the premises.
What type of lighting does the space have?
Chandelier and sconces in the parlor area. Over head lighting in the event area.
Is the Golden Horseshoe Inn air conditioned and heated?
Is there a fireplace?
The Golden Horseshoe Inn has 5 gas fireplaces! One in each suite, 2 massive stone fireplaces in the Parlors and one fireplace to set a cozy mood in the reception area.
Is smoking permitted at the venue
Are children permitted at the venue?
Children are welcome to attend events. Children under 3 are not included in the guest count. All children on premises must be supervised by a responsible adult at all times.
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